Our team is made up of highly dedicated individuals who are experts in running their areas of the business. Owners Carlos and Jennifer Garcia head up the team and bring decades of investing experience to the table. They have gathered the best analysts, finance, maintenance people, and property management teams to give you a hassle-free experience in your investment.
Meet Carlos Garcia, Executive VP of Corporate Real Estate
Carlos is the Vice President of Acquisitions, Sales, and Operations. He is intricately involved in the purchasing of investments that will make a profit, overseeing JAC Property Management, and building beneficial relationships in the community.
Carlos began real estate investing in 1985 at 21 years of age. In 2010 it became a full time endeavor. Now he and his wife, Jennifer, combine their separate but complementary skill sets as JAC Investing to provide performing assets to clients. Carlos has 17 years of experience in logistics and construction management roles with a $57 million construction company. He also brings over 30 years of negotiation and relationship building skills to the table. He has established relationships with individual state insurance agencies, Section 8 government agencies, and real estate contacts.
“I genuinely love working with people. Being in sales for many years has given me a great insight in being able to identify true mutually beneficial results for all of our partners and fellow investors.”
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Jennifer Garcia, Chief Financial Officer
Jennifer has over 30 years of accounting and financial services experience, including 20 years as a CFO for a privately owned $500 million company. Jennifer began her accounting career at Coopers & Lybrand. Her experience includes all facets of financial and costs accounting. She is hands on in providing and reviewing all the client financial portfolio activity, determines investor allocations and payouts. She has implemented all of the checks and balances for investor funds and ensures the transparency of the investment. Areas of expertise include, strategic planning, budgeting, investor management, internal controls, financial statement reporting, banking relationships, financial operations, financial infrastructure development and implementation, expense reduction, cash controls, cash flow management and maximizing profitability.
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KimBerly Keyton, Director of Real Estate Services
KimBerly has over 15 years of project management experience and has been involved in real estate since 2008. KimBerly is continually pursuing operational efficiencies of the portfolio and development of new systems and technologies to enhance overall productivity and investor profit. She also manages the application process and acquisition of alternative funding sources such as CDBG grants, City/State/Federal grants and other government funding.
Melissa (Missy) Brown: Licensed Residential Property Leasing Agent & Assistant Office Manager
Making my way to the top of the list as the “Go-To Leasing Agent” in the Vermilion County Area, my goal is to provide a fresh and new outlook for prospects looking to rent a home! I strive to meet the needs of every person that I meet and build a long-lasting relationship through the rental process. Continuing to set the bar locally by providing Live Video Walk-Throughs of our Beautiful JAC Homes for all to see, is what I do best! I have worked in the Customer Service Industry as a General Manager for multiple years and have used my acquired skills to find my HOME with the JAC Family! I have been a part of JAC Property Management for 15 months and have been promoted to Assistant Office Manager, as well as received my Leasing Agent License. I truly enjoy the ability to provide quality housing to people in my Hometown and am here to serve the community with any of their Leasing Needs, while Working To Improve The Community, One Property At A Time..
Wayne Acton, Managing Broker
Wayne has been a broker for decades. He spent years at Remax and has built a great reputation in Vermilion County and in Danville.
One of Wayne’s passions is writing music and performing with his band. Wayne is into Gospel and country music and you can often find Wayne’s band playing at local venues.
His other passion is spending time with family and being involved in his grandkids’ love of music.
Jennifer Todd, Office Administrator
Jennifer Todd, mother, daughter, sister, and friend to many. Born and raised in the rural communities of Vermilion County Illinois. Passionate about raising my family in a safe and loving home. “I am part of this community and I know we want a better and more secure future for our families”. Working for JAC has inspired me to embrace the passion they have for serving the community. Almost daily I am seeing families with such ambition and hope for their futures, at JAC we are proud to be a part of their journey.
Gary Pearne, Accountant
Gary Pearne comes to JAC Property Management with a Bachelors in Accounting from the University of Illinois, Champaign where he attended on a tennis scholarship. He spent 15 years in the hotel industry as a night auditor. He is a man of diverse skills from sailing to wine production to electronic music composition and acoustic guitar design and manufacturing. The combination of his accounting mindset with computer technologies help him create efficiencies that benefit all tenants, customers and clients of JAC Property Management.